A former human rights lawyer who fought against the Human Security Act of 2007, handled the Maguindanao massacre case one of the deadliest events for journalists, and also the case of Jennifer Laude, a transgender who was murdered by US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton. His desperate efforts to justify and twist the government’s brutality and incompetency turned him into a laughingstock and a punching bag of the Filipino people.
Harry Roque has already sold his soul to the devil and there is no turning back. His statements, aside from being out of touch from the reality we all face, are ill attempts to save the eroding character of President Duterte. Harry Roque, as the presidential spokesperson, is the alter ego of the President as his actions and words simply reflect the Duterte administration—corrupt, vicious, and spiraling into decay.